Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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SOUTH GLENS FALLS Lester L. Huntley, 78, of Gansevoort Road, South Glens Falls, NY passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Fort Hudson Nursing Home. Born May 13, 1934, at home in Wilton, NY, Lester was the son of the late John and Lillian (Johnson) Huntley. In 1954, he married Patricia Prouty at St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls, NY. Lester retired from Valcor after 40 years of service. Lester was a talented craftsman and woodworker, and he enjoyed making wooden yard decorations. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Lester was predeceased by his sisters, Frances Barber and Helen Rich, and his brothers, Walter Huntley and John Huntley, Jr. Lester is survived by Patricia, his loving wife of 58 years, his sons Michael Huntley and Brian Huntley and his wife Kelly, his daughter Michele Carpenter, his grandchildren Nathaniel and Courtney Carpenter, and Taylor, Nolin, and Sarah Huntley, and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY 12803 on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4-6pm. A funeral service will follow at 6pm at the funeral home. For online condolences or to view Lester’s Book of Memories, please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Lester’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY Chapter, Pine West Building 4, Suite 405, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205, or to the South Glens Falls Marathon Dance, 6 Bluebird Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful and caring staff of the Fort Hudson Nursing Home who took such good care of Lester.
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